“Umur Panjang Nenek Barbeque” is the headline on an Indonesian article in Jambi Ekspres about Tootsie Tomanetz of Snow’s BBQ in Lexington. It loosely translates to “the longevity of granny barbecue.” In an interview for the docuseries ReOpen, which explores how restaurants are surviving the pandemic, Aaron Franklin urged diners and restaurateurs alike to be kind. “Don’t be a jerk to people, man,” he said. “Everybody’s having a hard time. Have some empathy. Just care about people.” Patrick “Jube” Joubert of Jube’s Smokehouse in Fort Worth can’t explain why his place got so popular so quickly, but he’s not going to complain about it. Juan Reaves, co-owner of Smokey John’s Bar-B-Que, told Marketplace that loyal customers have helped his Dallas business stay afloat. “I think across…View Original Post
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